Communications regulator Icasa’s new call termination regulations, if implemented without significant changes, will harm the industry and lead to higher prices for consumers, SwitchTel CEO Greg Massel has warned. Don’t miss this the podcast.
Telkom CEO Sipho Maseko on Monday warned that Icasa’s draft regulations on call termination rates could force the operator into a very difficult position, with the potential that it could ultimately withdraw from providing services in rural areas.
Telkom CEO Sipho Maseko has severely criticised communications regulator Icasa over proposed new call termination rates, saying they could lead to a jobs bloodbath at the company.
The idea of a wireless open-access network is the central plank of government’s ICT policy. But this requires the release of significant amounts of high-demand spectrum, which regulatory and policy failure prevent from happening.
At Radio Days Africa last week, the deputy minister of communications, Pinky Kekana, stressed the benefits and importance of implementing digital radio in South Africa, calling DAB+ “a game changer”. While the radio industry is gearing